September 20, 2011 – Having recently secured backing from Human Capital Resources PLC (HCR), boutique financial services search firm Berkeley Frost has further expanded its operations into U.S. markets with the appointment of Stefan Willms. Mr. Willms, who previously built and ran Kinsey Allen’s New York operations, joins Berkeley Frost as managing director and head of Americas. Jonathan Robin, founder and CEO of Berkeley Frost, said: “We are delighted to have Stefan join our team to lead and develop the U.S. business. I and other members of the Berkeley Frost team have worked with Stefan before and I think it is great testament to our past successes that we have all chosen to partner again. Established in the U.K. in 2010, Berkeley Frost’s London operation now has 12 staff covering investment banking, capital markets and structured finance.